BOONE – A dismissed lawsuit seeking damages from the town of Boone has been appealed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, based in Richmond, Va., in the latest legal maneuver related to the 2013 Boone Best Western carbon monoxide deaths.
- Mallatere seeks new civil trial against Boone in US Court of Appeals filing
- Sheriff's reports
- BRE's Rutherwood substation continues site prep
- Old Crow Medicine Show, Rosanne Cash, Preservation Hall Jazz coming to Schaefer Center
- NC Insurance Commissioner Causey visits Boone, Watauga Project on Aging
The following information is courtesy of the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
BOONE – While construction of Blue Ridge Energy’s substation in the Rutherwood area along U.S. 421 near the intersection with Old U.S. 421 is still two or three years away, the site prep has been ongoing in 2019, according to local utility Blue Ridge Energy.
ZIONVILLE — A Mountain City, Tenn., man was pronounced dead at the scene of a crash on Sept. 16 after his Dodge truck traveled down an embankment off of U.S. 421 in Zionville.
BOONE — Former Boone Area Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Dan Meyer has been selected by the Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives to receive its Lifetime Achievement Award. The ceremony will take place during an awards luncheon at the CACCE Annual Management Conference O…
BOONE – A motorcyclist has been discharged from the hospital after being hit by an SUV on N.C. 105 on the afternoon of Friday, Sept. 13, according to a spokesperson from the Appalachian Regional Healthcare System.
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I remember when the inherent boredom of redistricting was a laugh line.